EU to share out 120,000 refugees
Sept 23, OSLO: The European Union has approved the deal to share out 120,000 refugees across the EU bloc to resolve the migrant quota dispute.
The EU interior ministers reached the deal in Brussels on Tuesday in a move that prompted opposition from central and eastern European countries. Europe has seen its worst refugee crisis in decades with a huge migrant influx cause by war and instability in the middle east Asia and few countries in Africa.
Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia all voted against the plan of sharing the refugees, while Finland abstained from voting. The deal will see migrants in Italy, Greece and Hungary moving to other EU countries.
"Very soon we will realise the emperor has no clothes. Today was a defeat of common sense," said Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec.